Japanese goaltender, Yutaka Fukufuji signed a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings this month and will attend a rookie camp next month. If he doesn’t stay with the Kings, he most likely will be assigned to their AHL farm team, the Manchester Monarchs.
Although he has been cleared by doctors to play, Stevens has apparently not yet made up his mind. Just 3 1/2 weeks from the start of training camp, the unrestricted free agent has not re-signed with the Devils. General manager Lou Lamoriello maintains he does not know what Stevens plans to do.
There were pained expressions on the faces of Canadian defencemen during a difficult drill yesterday, emphasizing the changes they’re experiencing in preparation for play without the centre red line.
The players wore the Nike jerseys for one period during Thursday morning’s scrimmage before changing back into the old sweaters. “It took four guys to try to put it on me at the start,” said Vancouver Canuck forward Todd Bertuzzi.
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